Living in Blue Island, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Blue Island SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Blue Island, IL Crime Report

381
Total Crimes
1,634.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-36.36%
Below National Average

Blue Island, IL Cost Of Living

96
Blue Island's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average

Blue Island, Illinois Info Snack

Blue Island is a city in Cook County, Illinois, located approximately 16 miles (26 km) south of Chicago's Loop. Blue Island is adjacent to the city of Chicago and shares its northern boundary with that city's Morgan Park neighborhood. The population was 23,706 at the 2010 United States Census.
Population
22,636
Unemployment
11.9%
Poverty
18.9%
Median Home
$119,100
Median Income
$44,727
Median Rent
$849

Blue Island, IL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Blue Island in Illinois

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Map Of Blue Island, IL

Population over time in Blue Island

Year Population % Change
2017 22,636 0.8%
2016 22,446 0.0%
2015 22,446 -2.8%
2014 23,096 -1.5%
2013 23,453 -0.7%
2012 23,621 0.7%
2011 23,457 -0.3%
2010 23,520 2.3%
2009 22,990 -
Crime/100k Blue Island IL USA
Violent Crime 399.0 404.1 368.9
Murder 4.3 6.9 5.0
Robbery 137.3 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 214.5 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 1235.5 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 291.7 306.7 376.0
Larceny 720.7 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 223.1 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Blue Island

White
20.2% (4,566)
African American
27.9% (6,325)
American Indian
0.1% (29)
Asian
0.4% (90)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (85)
Two Or More
1.9% (434)
Hispanic
49.1% (11,107)
Race Blue Island IL USA
White 20.2% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 27.9% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 49.1% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Blue Island, Illinois

Less than $10,000
9.7% (219,993)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (98,025)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (306,470)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (329,005)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.2% (321,399)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.6% (466,466)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (207,036)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (237,739)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (28,168)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (49,294)
Income Blue Island IL USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.2% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.6% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Blue Island

Female
51.0% (11,548)
Male
49.0% (11,087)
Gender Blue Island IL USA
Female 51.0% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Blue Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
12.0% (2,716)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,037)
High School / GED
29.0% (6,564)
Some College
24.0% (5,432)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (2,263)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (2,489)
Master's Degree
4.0% (905)
Professional Degree
1.0% (226)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Blue Island IL USA
< 9th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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